Cassie (Carey Mulligan) lays sprawled across her seat at a local dive bar – lulling her head and slurring her words. She’s blistering drunk, all alone, and attracting the stares of a group of guys. ‘That is just asking for it’ one of them huffs, another one decides to go over to Cassie and offer […]

Shame (2011) Shame by Steve McQueen (Hunger, Bear) is one of those films that will leave a mark in your mind and heart for a long time.Brandon (Michael Fassbender: Hunger, Jane Eyre) is a young wealthy man employed by a computer company in New York. He is addicted to sex. In the office, night bars, […]

Drive, directed by Nicholas Winding Refn (Bronson, Valhalla Rising), is based on James Sallis’ novel of the same name and  is a brutal and somehwat poetic tale of one man’s fight to protect the woman he loves. We are first introduced to Driver, played marvellously by Ryan Gosling (The Notebook, The Ides of March), giving […]

We arrived at the 32nd London Critics’ Circle Film Awards buzzing with excitement and dressed for the occasion. We suffered along the way though; high heels, blisters, standing in the freezing cold and make-up explosions (clearly it started out well for us). We weren’t sure what to expect, but when we walked into the Riverfront […]